RECIPE: Cacahuates enchilados (Chile Roasted Peanuts)

RECIPE: Cacahuates enchilados (Chile Roasted Peanuts)

With summer drinks and BBQs a common happening, it's a great to have a simple snack on hand - and a homemade one is sure to impress your guests. This recipe incorporates chile and lime, making it the perfect snack followed by a chilled beer. When the chile de arbol is roasted, it smells of peanuts, which compliments the natural peanut flavor well.

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RECIPE: Tacos de Chilorio

RECIPE: Tacos de Chilorio

Think carnitas, but spicy and luxurious. Chilorio is a braised pork from the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The garlic, chiles, and vinegar act as a preservative for the meat which is often served in open air markets, an alternative to refrigeration. The meat is slowly cooked until it falls from the bone and then fried in a chile adobo that packs a flavorful punch.

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VIDEO: Salsa de Molcajete 101

VIDEO: Salsa de Molcajete 101

The molcajete and temolote or, the "Aztec blender," are traditionally carved out of volcanic basalt rock and is a three legged bowl. The texture of the salsas crushed by hand are thicker, meatier, and allow the maker to have precise control over how fine the ingredients should be smashed. Learn how to make Salsa de Molcajete today!

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RECIPE: Pozole

RECIPE: Pozole

Pozole is a dish served all over Mexico and has many variations. My family makes this nearly every Holiday season and the hearty stew is sure to bring warmth back to a cold winter day.

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RECIPE: Tacos de Pollo Adobado

RECIPE: Tacos de Pollo Adobado

An adobo in Mexico consists of a couple staples with variations: chiles, garlic, spices. It can be used as a cooking liquid for braising, a marinade or a sauce over enchiladas. This adobo has three chiles, vinegar, and spices and can be applied to any meat you'd like.

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